Traffic

New, overhead highway sign

DATE: March 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango considers permit parking along Narrow Gauge Avenue

To ease the parking congestion along Main Avenue, the city of Durango is considering selling parking permits for Narrow Gauge Avenue. The program is aimed mainly at employees who use meters all day...

DATE: March 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

East Third Avenue residents ask for help with traffic

Residents of East Third Avenue called on Durango City Council to help with traffic safety concerns along the Boulevard Tuesday. The residents would like four radar speed signs. One near the Mason...

DATE: March 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Driver swerves through crash scene south of Hesperus

Emergency responders had their hands full Sunday when a swerving driver passed the scene of a rollover on Colorado Highway 140 south of Hesperus. Around 12:45 p.m., an 18-year-old Hesperus woman...

DATE: Feb. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stoplight at JBo’s isn’t music to motorists’ ears

Going to work every morning, I drive down North College Drive and have to stop at the light on Florida Road across from JBo’s for a left turn. That light takes 45 minutes to change. OK, maybe only...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2016 | COLUMN: Action Line

Colorado Legislature’s slow-moving traffic bill dies

DENVER – Legislation that would have required slow-moving traffic on two-lane mountain highways to pull over has crashed and died. Senate Bill 18 would have required drivers on two-lane highways –...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Parking ticket scofflaws could get the boot

Durango’s parking-ticket amnesty is over. Those with two or more late parking tickets can expect a final notice in the mail during the next four weeks warning that the city may boot their cars if...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bill aims to clear slow-moving traffic on mountain highways

DENVER – A Colorado state senator believes he has the solution to frustrating slow-moving traffic on two-lane mountain highways. But Sen. Mike Merrifield, D-Colorado Springs, must first steer his...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Thanksgiving morning damp

Durangoans woke up to a damp and overcast Thankgiving morning, and the weather forecast for the holiday weekend doesn’t look much brighter. The city received 0.01 of an inch of rain Wednesday...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Large pothole’ to cause delays at Bondad Hill

Drivers should expect delays near Bondad on their evening commute. The Colorado Department of Transportation announced late Monday afternoon that the discovery of a “large pothole” in a southbound...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

State eyes pricey I-70 ski toll

DENVER – Skiers stuck in Colorado highway traffic are getting a new option this winter to bypass the congestion – for a price. Colorado is converting a highway shoulder lane on a mountainous...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Construction on county roads 223/225 to begin

La Plata County announced Thursday it’s planning to start a realignment project at the intersection of county roads 223 and 225, northeast of Elmore’s Corner, with work beginning Monday. “This...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News